KEY COMPETENCES

We are specialists. Our experience, knowledge and methodology convert your opportunities into success stories.


We have a large successful experience making business opportunities happen for many companyies, regions and airport territories.

We offer a breadth of aviation-related knowledge and air transport skills including route development, airport marketing, territorial planning, cargo development, air transport training, commercial strategy, and business intelligence solutions.

GPA is a long established air transport consultancy firm for institutions, airlines, airports and other relevant agents. The founding of GPA was the belief that airports and the operating airlines are a key business driver for any economy in the world, well beyond the direct impact of the infrastructure herself. This know-how about the interrelation of the economics and strategic aspects of the air transport and air industry sectors is the spirit of the company.

720
ROUTE STUDIES

1.234
AIRLINE MEETINGS

72
SATISFIED CLIENTS

354
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STAFF TRAINED

GPA company overview

 

Gestió i Promoció Aeroportuària (GPA) was founded in 1999. The company has the Chambers of Commerce of Barcelona as shareholder. The Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona has interests in various companies such as Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona Tourism Board among others. The main reason behind the creation of GPA was the belief that airports are a key business driver for any economy in the world, well beyond the direct impact of the infrastructure herself. This know-how about the interrelation of the economics and strategic aspects of the air transport and air industry sectors is the base spirit of the company. GPA business activities are focused on strategic consultancy projects, marketing and promotional activities within the aviation sector, air transport (passenger and cargo) and airspace sector, including aeronautics and the support equipment industry. GPA’s mission is to promote an increase of activities within this field, seeking involvement in the management and development of airport infrastructures and providing services to the air transport industry.

 

OUR MISION

Understand the environment and the needs of our clients, to be able to offer tailor made solutions for their challenges ahead within the airport and air transport industry

GPA understands that our company mission must be based on a holistic comprehension of the problems encountered by the client and we will offer first level solutions using tailored products that match his needs. GPA’s expertise makes that a successful approach..

TIMELINE

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2017

We keep growing

Organization of World Routes 2017 in Barcelona.

Launch of Air Freight Solution, the Spanish air freight community System.

Benchmark analysis on Airport cities.

Study on current Spanish bilateral agreements.

2016

Consulting on Air Transport

Consulting on air transport for the Barcelona City Council. Forecasting BCN 2035

2015

Airport and Airlines Development

Training activities for the airport companies.

Coordination of IATA’s CEIV Pharma program in Barcelona.

Development of the BCL Dangerous Goods workgroup.

2014

eFreight System

Pilot project for an eFreight System for Spain.

2013

Air Cargo Community

Start of the Barcelona Air Cargo Community initiative with BCL. Ongoing since 2013.

2012

Conferences

Organization of the IATA Slots Conference in Barcelona.

Air Freight Analyzer ACC1O.

Launch of the Barcelona Air Cargo intelligence unit.

2011

Air Freight Development

First study on air freight

2010

New services

First forecast on Barcelona 2030 traffic.

Connectivity studies.

Launch of the Barcelona Air Traffic Intelligence Unit.

Start of Emergency response planning activities.

2009

Galician Airport System

Consulting on the Galician Airport System and development of the BARDC 20102011 strategic plan (ongling activity since then).

2008

Cooperation agreement

New cooperation agreement between the members of the BARDC. GPA’s key role in the BARDC is recognized by renewing the consulting and technical secretariat roles.

GPA consolidates its consultancy activity with 4 more studies on the Sabadell airport, the Spanish bilateral agreements, the Igualada-Òdena aerodrome and the links between Barcelona and Morocco.

2007

Consultancy business area

GPA develops the consultancy business area. 3 studies for the Chamber of Commerce, the Euroregion Pyrenees-Mediterranean and the regional government of Barcelona in the fist year.

2005

Foundation

Creation of the Barcelona Air Route Development Committee (BARDC). GPA assumes the general secretariat of the BARDC.

Jaume Adrover

CEO

Laura Soria

Marketing & Promotion

Gemma Alonso

Marketing & Promotion

David Tomàs

Senior Consultant

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Name Position Company name
Miquel Martí i Escurell President Moventia/GPA
Carles Kinder i Espinosa CEO GTD
Xavier Roig i Giménez CEO XR Associats
Pau Relat Director Matholding
Oriol Guixà CEO La Farga

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